Residential Electrician's Assistant Career Major - Overview

Residential Electrician's Assistant

residential electricians assistant
Career Major Length
780 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,950.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$5,070.00
Book Costs:
$179.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$18/hr

Learn to install, diagnose and repair electrical systems for residential applications. This major provides an understanding of the basic fundamentals of electricity and its practical applications, instructs the student in direct current and alternating current circuitry, teaches residential wiring, and gives the student an understanding of the National Electrical Code and how it applies to safe electrical installations. Hours completed in this major can be counted toward the 8,000 hours (four years) of work experience required for the journeyman electrician license.

Career Major Length
780.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
General Construction Safety & First Aid
30.00
Electrical Safety in Construction
15.00
Electrical Theory in Construction
120.00
Electrical Schematic & Blueprint Reading in Construction
45.00
Electrical Power & Hand Tools and Equipment in Construction
30.00
Direct Current Circuits in Construction
60.00
Alternating Current Circuits in Construction
90.00
National Electrical Code in Construction
120.00
Residential Wiring Methods
240.00
Workforce Staging
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • A basic knowledge of general science
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Average strength and good physical health
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team

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